Author: Em Carpenter
It is possible that scouting’s heyday is past. Its admirable attempts to be more inclusive and evolve and change with the times in other ways may have been untenable to those clinging to the tradition the scouts represent.
It is particularly unsurprising that she may have a talent for the law, given that she is the daughter of one of the country’s most prominent lawyers.
Imagine my surprise when I walked into my classroom, and strung across the chalk board was a banner reading, in big purple letters, “WELCOME TO EM CARPENTER DAY”.
An elected prosecutor who fails to take into account the wishes of the police, the victims, or the public will find themselves out of a job come election time.
The writing on the wall seems to clearly indicate that the high Court would rule in favor of either everyone, or no one, having the cleric of their choosing in the death chamber when their time comes.
The movie is disturbing. You find yourself sympathetic to her and rooting for her; then you are horrified to realize where Lisa’s desperation has led her.
Imagine finding yourself accused of #metoo allegations or worse and being unable to find a lawyer to take your case because of public opinion.